PHP debug zval dump

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PHP : debug_zval_dump() function

Description

The debug_zval_dump() function is used to dump a string representation of an internal zend value to output.

Version

(PHP 4 and above)

Syntax

debug_zval_dump (var_name)

Parameter

Name

Description

Required /
Optional

Type

var_name

The variable being evaluated

Required

Mixed*

*Mixed : Mixed indicates that a parameter may accept multiple (but not necessarily all) types.

Return value

No value is returned.

Example :

  1. $var_name1='w3resource.com';  

  2. $var_name2='';  

  3. $var_name2=& $var_name1;  

  4. debug_zval_dump(&$var_name1);  

  5. ?>  

Output :

&string(14) "w3resource.com" refcount(3)